September 29, 2022

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Ford Fits F-100 Pickup With Electric Mach-E Power

The Ford F-a hundred Eluminator concept usually takes a 1978 illustration of this basic pickup and installs the Eluminator electric crate motor to make what is in essence a retro model of the future F-150 Lightning. The truck is debuting at the SEMA Show.

The pickup works by using two of Ford’s Eluminator electric crate motors producing a complete of 480 horsepower (358 kilowatts) and 634 pound-toes (860 Newton-meters) of torque. There is a single powering each axle. If this output sounds familiar, these are the identical sections and output as the Mustang Mach-E GT Functionality Edition. There are no battery or array particulars.

“Our F-a hundred Eluminator concept is a preview of how we’re supporting prospects as they go all-electric and embrace zero-tailpipe emissions functionality, even for our heritage automobiles,” explained Ford’s World Director of Automobile Personalization, Add-ons, and Licensing Eric Cin.

MLe Racecars constructed the Ford F-a hundred Eluminator, and it been given a custom chassis from the Roadster Shop. The truck wears a entire body in the colour Avalanche Grey and has  Cerakote Copper particulars for the “FORD” lettering, headlight surrounds, aspect trim, and tailgate encompass. The pickup rides on custom made Forgeline 19-inch, three-piece billet aluminum wheels with a basic search. The charging port is powering a panel on the driver’s aspect entrance fender.

Opening the hood reveals a look at of the powertrain below a distinct panel. A compact area in entrance holds a bag and diagram for charging the truck.

The interior gets a total overhaul. The dashboard is merely a huge display screen, and you will find a massive infotainment display screen that seems to be straight out of the Mach-E. A new heart console has a rotary gearshift. Other modifications involve a billet aluminum dashboard and bucket seats using avocado-tanned leather-based upholstery. 

Ford is now selling Eluminator electric crate motor to prospects. A solitary a single helps make 281 hp (210 kW) and 317 lb-ft (430 Nm) of torque and is based mostly on the Mach-E GT’s motor. It costs $three,900 and is readily available for buy suitable now. The package features a higher-voltage motor to traction inverter harness, small-voltage harness/connector, and vent tube assembly.

Right now, the Eluminator featuring won’t involve the command method, traction inverter, or battery. The company’s announcement states it is functioning with “some of the foremost functionality manufacturers” to develop these parts and at some point include them to the catalog.